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    the [in]famous HackerSlang dictionary

    The Jargon File is in the public domain, to be freely used, shared, and modified.





    Jargon File on Debian:[edit]

    apt-get install jargon-text vh & vh jargon
    vh: Description: Volks-hypertext browser

    Designed for use with the Jargon File but useful for lexicons in general (lighter-weight than WWW, fast search).

    jargon-text: Description: The definitive compendium of hacker slang

    This is the Jargon File, a comprehensive compendium of hacker slang
    illuminating many aspects of hackish tradition, folklore, and humor.
    This version is in the original text format and is best viewed with
    Volks-hypertext browser (vh), but can be viewed without it.

    there is also the debian package "jargon"

    How many entries are in the jargon file?[edit]

    List the entries in jargon file: grep ^: /usr/share/vh/jargon.txt | cut -d : -f2

    Count them: grep ^: /usr/share/vh/jargon.txt | wc -l -> 2307

    Extension here on the wiki[edit]

    You can insert jargon file entries on Wiki pages here ,by using the <jargon> tag. either just <jargon /> to use the current page title or <jargon>something</jargon> anywhere. See JargonExtension

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